The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 233 217
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.016% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.017% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.25%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP